American Yew

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Additional Common Names:

Canada Yew, Canadian Yew

Scientific Name:

Taxus canadensus

Family:

Taxaceae

Toxicity:

Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses

American Yew Plant

Toxic Principles:

Taxine A and B, Volatile oil

Clinical Signs:

Tremors, difficulty breathing, vomiting, seizures (dogs), sudden death from acute heart failure.

Please note that individual plants may differ in appearance. Please be sure to check the name of the plant to determine its toxicity.

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